Russia to Allocate $ 6 Billion for Development of Aviation Science
On September 9, TsAGI General Director and Russian Academy of Sciences Associate Member Boris Aleshin spoke at the plenary session ICAS 2014, where he presented a report on the main decisions of the Russian government aimed at developing aviation.
The head of the Russian aviation science center spoke about the state program “The development of the aviation industry in 2013-2025”, which aims to develop areas of research and support technologies. “The government has set ambitious targets for establishing an impressive positioning on global markets in the area of aircraft construction (both civil and military aviation), helicopter building, as well as aircraft engines, units and instrumentation”, Boris Aleshin said. The TsAGI chief said that impressive funds had been earmarked for the implementation of the program: by 2025 the government plans to provide in the order of $20 billion.